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U.N. / Chavez Speech #844330

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Byron Pitts) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s speech at the U.N. in which he insulted President Bush reviewed. [CHAVEZ {thru translator} - says the devil {Bush} came here yesterday.] [US Ambassador to U.N. John BOLTON†- says it’s too bad Chavez doesn’t extend the same freedom of speech to the people of Venezuela.] The US money spent on Venezuelan oil noted. The reaction to Chavez’s statements discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Studio: Trish Regan) Chavez and his threats to cut the US off from his oil supply featured; statement from February quoted; details given from a GAO report on the impact of a cutoff. [Earlier, CHAVEZ – calls Bush a donkey.] [Senator Richard LUGAR†- says serious trouble could lie down the road.]

Couric, Katie;
Pitts, Byron;
Regan, Trish

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